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Old 27-01-2006, 08:03 PM posted to
Mark Lipton
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Default Sauvignon blanc

Dan The Man wrote:

Nils, I believe it was Robert Mondavi who used "Fume Blanc" first.
others will correct me if I'm wrong.

100% correct, Dan. Mondavi coined the term for his dry SB (making
oblique reference to Pouilly-Fumé in the process) to distinguish it from
the sweet versions in vogue in CA at that time (the early '60s).

Mark Lipton